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[movies][China Clipper] - Unknown
CHINA CLIPPER (Pan American Airways) flying over Oakland and Alameda (California) and through incomplete towers of San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge and through towers of Golden Gate Bridge; also scenes of Clipper over San Francisco. • 57:55- 1:46:04 Aerial shot of a plane flying over San Francisco—we see the city, Alcatraz, and Marin. The plane flies over the beginnings of the Golden Gate bridge—only the main pillars stand across from one another.
[movies][Reno Flood] - Unknown
Reno, Nevada: Raging floods cut a wide swath through Reno / camera pans of the roaring waters as they flow by houses, trees and commercial buildings / people on housetops and at elevated areas watch the growing flood / many different camera angles of the flooding waters
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the Custom 8 Cruiser B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising
Downloads: 659
[movies][Home Movies: Winchester Mystery House, Stanford University, and University of California, Berkeley] - Unknown
Shows construction on Sproul Plaza at the University of California, Berkeley campus.
Downloads: 103
[movies][San Francisco: Market Street and Ferryboats] - Unknown
MARKET STREET, SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA: Scenes of Ferry Building / CU of clock in ferry tower / scenes of ferryboat leaving / ferries on the bay / ferry smoke stacks and whistles / working machinery / several scenes of traffic on Market St. with autos, streetcars etc.
Downloads: 114
[movies][Redwood Estates Promotional Film] - Unknown
Redwood Estates near Santa Cruz, California: Real estate promotional film showing scenes of downtown Los Gatos, California / car arriving at the "estates" and shots of recreational activities available / homes under construction / long shots of the estates and homes / roads / automobiles and large sign for the "Redwood Estates"
Downloads: 83
[movies][California State Highway 101 Opening] - Unknown
Opening of California State Highway 101 at San Francisco, with 50,000 people in attendance; parade of automobiles from San Francisco Civic Center; Mayor James "Sunny Jim" Rolph of San Francisco; Mayor Taylor of San Mateo; county supervisors; Queen Clara Carli; aerial views of highway and air-to-air shots of airplane carrying dignitaries. The highway linked San Francisco with northern San Mateo County to the south.
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure; Celebrations; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 4,723 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the Dynamic "Seventy" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising
Downloads: 717
[movies]Our Home Town: Levittown, Pa. - Unknown

Downloads: 140
[movies][Home Movies: New York World's Fair] - unknown
13:37:191939 World's Fair 38479 Pavilions of different countries 13:41:03 People in line for Perisphere Gardens on parade
Keywords: world's fair
Downloads: 552 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Parade Celebrating Chinese Republic] - Unknown
San Francisco, California: Parade celebrating the formation of the Chinese Republic under Sun Yat-Sen / first parade held outside of mainland China / Officials in autos / crowds with flags / parade held near San Francisco's Chinatown
Downloads: 92
[movies]Oil for Aladdin's Lamp (revised version) - Unknown

Downloads: 96
[movies]Ceiling on Your Home, A - Unknown
Economic factors affecting postwar deflation; an appeal to the public to assist in retail price control; difficulties World War II veterans faced in locating jobs and housing.
Keywords: World War II: Postwar issues; Houses and homes; Economics
Downloads: 3,719 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Defense Comes First With Oldsmobile (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising short. Factory whistles blowing against sky
Downloads: 689
[movies]Flying the Lindbergh Trail (Part II) - Unknown
Aerial travelogue of South America.
Keywords: Aviation: History; South America; Travelogues
Downloads: 3,193 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Completion of Northwestern Pacific Rail Road] (Part II) - Unknown
Golden Spike ceremony and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Film begins a short way north of its starting point in Willits (Northern California) and continues over trestles and through tunnels until it reaches the point of celebration at Cain Rock. (The celebration with Mayor Rolph and the Eureka Mayor and other officials. The next day festivities in Arcata,California and Eureka, California are reported...
Downloads: 122
[movies][United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, 1945] - Unknown
Portraits of the motion picture industry reps at the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, April 25, 1945. Official Representatives of the Motion Picture Industry serving at the United Nations Security Conference. Claude F. Lee, Howard Dietz, J. Noel Macy, Charles Einfield, Glendon Allvine, Claude Collins. This film of highlights and personalities is dedicated to the hopes of the Conference...
Downloads: 153
[movies][San Francisco Scenes] - Unknown
San Francisco scenes. Aerials; Pacific Telephone Building; looking down Market Street, shot from around 8th Street; Ferry Building; Goat Island, ferry in background; maps of San Francisco Bay; view through Golden Gate; ferry and shipping on Bay; pan shot of waterfront piers from the air; maps; MS Ferry Building with streetcars in front; streetcars (trolleys) turning; crowds; ferries approaching berth, seen from Ferry Building; ferries passing on the Bay; Oakland and Lake Merritt, Oakland City Ha...
Downloads: 151
[movies]Our Home Town: Doylestown, Pa. - Unknown

Downloads: 74
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Custom 8 Cruiser" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,690 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Home Movies: New York City, 1936-1939] - Unknown
Rowing in Central Park (color); Decoration Day parade 1939 (color); night exteriors of Times Square, including neon signs; Easter on Fifth Avenue; ride in Central Park; Rockefeller Center (color); 179th Street approaches from Manhattan to the George Washington Bridge; Washington Square Park, including artists selling their work on the sidewalk (B&W)
Downloads: 234
[movies][Gilmore Bros., Aviation Pioneers] - Unknown
Grass Valley, California: Gilmore Bros. and their planes including cabin model that was never flown but designed in 1908.
Keywords: Aviation: History
Downloads: 4,830 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Panama-Pacific International Exposition] - Unknown

Downloads: 65
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Sixty" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 3,846 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Panama-Pacific International Exposition] - Unknown

Downloads: 112
[movies]Progress Parade - Unknown
News release reflecting innovations and happenings from the petroleum industry. Includes a sequence on "fishing" for a lost drill bit, soothing an infant with baby oil, how LP gas serves us in the home and on the job, how a "Citadel" service station operator serves his community, and a research program at Louisiana State University that investigates (and finds no) effects on oysters from nearby oil drilling.
Keywords: Oil industry; Occupations: Petroleum workers; Environment
Downloads: 8,721 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Singing Wires - Unknown
Sings the praises of rural electrification. Story of a farm family whose work and play are transformed when their place is hooked up to the grid.
Keywords: Electricity; Rural America; Agriculture: Farms and farming
Downloads: 5,352 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Modes of the Moment - Unknown
Early "footery fashions" film sponsored by the Walk-Over Company.
Keywords: Shoes; Fashion
Downloads: 15,120 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Film Mystery, A (Dreft Screen Ad) - Unknown
Screen ad for Dreft detergent, featuring an unconvincing demonstration.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Houses and homes: Kitchens; Consumerism
Downloads: 34,836 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies][San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath, 1906] - Unknown
VS aftermath of 1906 San Francisco earthquake. Footage from moving vehicle driving down street; tents pitched along street, horse drawn carriages, demolished swathes of city. Huge line extending around street corner, men in line wave to camera, billboard for Pierce-Rodolph Storage Co. Downtown San Francisco, crumbled buildings, smoky air, stranded people on side of street, cable cars.
Downloads: 1,163 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents Motoring's Magic Carpet Hydra-Matic B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising Image of woman driver (as if she was seated in driver's seat) dressed in white against dark background
Downloads: 712
[movies]Making a New Day Out of Tuesday (Part II) - Unknown
How the Ironrite automatic ironing machine makes the life of the housewife much easier.
Keywords: Home economics: Laundry; Occupations: Housework; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 10,874 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies][Home Movies: Vacation #2] - Unknown
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 123
[movies]Let's Go Bowling (Part I) - Unknown
Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.
Keywords: Sports: Bowling; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 12,482 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies][Redwood Empire Special and Lumber Mills] - Unknown
Condensed version of Golden Spike Celebration on 10/23/14 for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, held at Cain Rock, Humboldt County, California
Downloads: 95
[movies]Beef Rings the Bell (Part II) - Unknown
Beef's importance to American society and economy, and the Union Pacific Railroads's importance to the beef industry.
Keywords: Meat: Production; Transportation: Railroad; Agriculture: Food industry
Downloads: 10,754 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Long Street, The - Unknown
How the Salvation Army responds to human needs. Includes many images of depressed neighborhoods and skid rows in San Francisco and other California cities, as well as the construction of Daly City.
Keywords: Social services; Salvation Army; San Francisco Bay Area
Downloads: 2,734 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][See America First] - Unknown
Actress Kay Gordon visits various Oakland, California businesses.
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Oakland
Downloads: 1,875 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Far Speaking - Unknown
telephone company film about history; historical recreation (1877) of the use of one of the earliest telephones in an Eastern town. 1885 - Long Distance Begins -- Maps with blinking lights show how cities across the countries became hooked into the telephone network. introduction of a variety of telephone equipment -- loaded coils, vacuum tubes used as amplifiers or repeaters; many varieties of vacuum tubes shown; 1915 -- The continent spanned with first transcontinental call; historic telephone...
Downloads: 179
[movies]Progress Parade - Unknown
Animated radio waves dissolving into main title: “Progress Parade” (good) Title: Fishing on Dry Land Pan around desert landscape to oil rig, pan up drilling rig CU drill shaft rotating, then hanging up and stopping Animation of drill pipe broken off next to drill pit, deeply underground VS oil workers VS hoisting up 10,000 feet of drill pipe, disconnecting it VS men driving up to work site in 1950s cars VS the “fisherman” in action Roughnecks attaching “fishing tool” to drill pipe, l...
Downloads: 232
[movies][Lincoln Highway Dedication] - Unknown
Dedication of the western terminus of the Lincoln Highway (old U.S. 30), the legendary transcontinental route, in Lincoln Park, San Francisco.
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure; Infrastructure: Roads and highways; Celebrations
Downloads: 16,892 5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars5.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Defense Comes First With Oldsmobile (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Theatrical screen ad for one of the last pre-World War II automobiles, emphasizing Oldsmobile's adaptability under wartime conditions.
Keywords: Automobiles: Advertising; World War II: Industrial production; World War II: Prewar preparedness
Downloads: 6,917 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Heavenly Bodies - Unknown
Visionary 1920s film containing imaginative astrophysical visualizations.
Keywords: Astronomy; Physics
Downloads: 18,246 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Home Movies: Badlands and Black Hills Region, South Dakota] - Unknown
Badlands, Wall Drug, Mt. Rushmore and other attractions of the region.
Downloads: 71
[movies]Communication: A Film Lesson in General Science / Development of Communication - Unknown
Venerable educational film showing technologies of communication, circa 1920s.
Keywords: Communication: General; Communication: Telephone; Communication: Radio
Downloads: 11,863 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Kay Stinson, Aviator] - Unknown
Kay Stinson, noted woman aviatrix, breaks the speed record from San Diego to San Francisco with an average speed of 66 mph.
Keywords: Aviation: Women; San Francisco: Aviation
Downloads: 4,793 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Coney Island - Unknown
Brooklyn, N.Y. * 11:01:52:27- 11:02:13:25 Nice montage of Coney Island boardwalk. Starts with image of soldier taking his friends' photo. All around them are people, and behind them we see "Ocean Baths." Cut to a close up of two young women and men (they look stylish) in a close circle talking_behind them we see "Hyman's Bar & Grill." Cut to an overview of a crowded section of the boardwalk. . 11:02:14:03- 11:02:59:08 Crowd of smiling people standing around and looking up...
Downloads: 897 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][San Francisco Longshore Strike] (Part I) - Unknown
Longshoremen close down the Port of San Francisco in the spring of 1934.
Keywords: San Francisco: Labor; Labor: Strikes
Downloads: 2,782 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]This Is Hormel - Unknown
Perhaps one of the most disturbing films in the Prelinger collection. Do you really want to see your meat being prepared?
Keywords: Food industry: Meat production; Minnesota (History and culture); Animals: Pigs
Downloads: 41,231 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(28 reviews)
[movies]True Experience of Officer Harold Sewell, The - Unknown
Dramatized screen ad showing how a flashlight powered by Eveready batteries prevents a train wreck.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Transportation: Railroad; Batteries
Downloads: 7,249 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
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